The name Omar is a boy's name of Arabic origin meaning "eloquent". Omar is ranked #229 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Vowel Baby Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose -- Outlandish/Guilty Pleasures edition!".
From the experts:
Omar has a perfect mix of exoticism and familiarity, with the additional plus of a strong, open initial O. Commonly used among Muslim families, Omar was long associated with twelfth century Persian poet Omar Khayyam, though it sounds anything but ancient now.